TED Conversations

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Why do you come to TED conversations?

I have a secret to confess.

I have become increasingly addicted to TED talks. And only very recently have I discovered TED conversations, it's great.

Then I started reflecting- why do I do this? To get inspiration? To express my opinions or get comfort from recognition? To help people?
I hope my true intention is to want to learn new things.

So I'm curious and want to throw the question to the floor- Why do YOU leave comments at conversations?


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  • Oct 19 2013: I feel the very same as you my friend. When I first dove into TED Talks it was because of interesting playlist topics on Netflix. I tried one to see what it was, unaware of what i was getting myself into. As soon as i started watching I was entranced. The next day my brain replayed everything i learned and it was that much more enjoyable. I was researching related topics for hours and felt like some kind of genius. Over the next couple weeks watched every single section and cleared it out. I sometimes didn't sleep because i didn't want to lose focus. I knew it was incredible and I felt connected to my brain and reinforced on many of my own ideals. It is very empowering and since then, i have watched countless talks and told every person I know about it. I just recently made an account want to become a bigger part of the community. This is my actual first comment, i usually just read but it seemed like an opportune time to jump in so thank you!
    • Da Way

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      Oct 20 2013: Sounds like I am by no means the most addicted after all!
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        Oct 21 2013: I have a secret to confess Da Way....you are not the only one with a TED addiction:>)

        I think it is a WONDERFUL opportunity to connect with people all over our world, and I truly believe that it helps us understand each other better, which contributes to a more connected, hopefully peaceful world:>)

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